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Global HSES Audit Manager

Job Requisition ID:  44149

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,000 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2021 revenues of approximately $10.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit

The role

The primary objective of the Global HSES Audit Program is to implement a risk-based HSES audit organization that provides an independent, objective, and reasonable assurance that Eastman maintains effective and efficient HSES management systems.  

In support of this, the Global HSES Audit Manager is a full-time position responsible for managing a portfolio of corporate HSES audits and business assessments along with all associated support activities and HSES needs specific to the EMEA region.  

The Global HSES Audit Manager will collaborate with multiple corporate functions (e.g., Global HSES, Legal, Manufacturing, Procurement, Supply Chain, Logistics, etc.) to ensure the objectives of the Global HSES Audit Program (GHAP) are met.


We currently have a vacancy for a Global HSES Audit Manager in EMEA (Home-based office).


•    Exemplify ownership, initiative, & drive to deliver exceptional customer focused & collaborative results
•    Coordinate and execute HSES Business Assessments in EMEA including management of resources, enterprise needs, volunteers and consulting partners 
•    Manage HSES Audits including organization, leadership, & effective deployment of audit teams in EMEA
•    Provide experienced HSES insight to audited facilities regarding audit findings & corrective action plans
•    Prepare both audit and business assessment reports and maintain accurate data for both audit/assessment processes
•    Provide environmental legal compliance advice to EMEA manufacturing sites
•    Assist with management system coordination in EMEA (e.g., Responsible Care, ISO14001, ISO 45001 etc.) and corporate Sustainability initiatives
•    Champion and support the initiatives of the GHAP team and the GHSES organization


•    Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Safety, Environmental or a related technical field 
•    Exceptional leadership/teamwork skills and ability to collaborate effectively in a matrixed environment 
•    Willingness and ability to lead audit teams consisting of regional and international personnel at Eastman’s manufacturing sites in EMEA
•    Minimum 5 years of experience in engineering, manufacturing, technology, safety and/or regulatory compliance
•    Experience in addressing regulatory/compliance issues at a manufacturing site(s), either within the direct manufacturing line of management or in a related service organization
•    Experience in leading or participating in corporate HSES assessments and audits 
•    Self-starter, effective communicator (both verbal and written), and networker 

Certification or Licensing:
•    No certification or licensing required.  However, helpful credentials would include Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Professional Environmental Auditor, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, European Engineer, and Professional Engineer registrations, or equivalent.

•    Approximately 10-15% travel is required for this position


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